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Building a Side-Scroller in Unreal 4

Using 3ds Max and Unreal 4, we'll take a look at building an introductory side-scrolling game!
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Created by 3dmotive LLC
Last updated 9/2016
English
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Description

In this course, instructor Greg Mirles walks us through the process of building a side-scroller level using both 3ds Max and Unreal engine 4. Here he will be covering his workflow for breaking down the concept, building and texturing the meshes, and then using a side-scroller UE4 blueprint to import the meshes and build the base game functionality.

(Students - please look under Section 1 / Lecture 1 downloads for the source files associated with the lesson.)


More about the Instructor:

Gregory Mirles is a Pittsburgh based 3D Environment Artist. He began his career working in the GIS/Simulations industry making 3D models. He worked as an associate environment artist at Schell Games as well as at Carnegie Mellon University on the Alice 3 Gallery. Currently Greg is a 3D Environment Artist at Perihelion Interactive where he is working on The Mandate - a sci-fi RPG with RTS elements, and is in charge of developing the environment art pipeline.

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginner and Intermediate artists and designers
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What Will I Learn?
Learn to build a side scroller with 3ds Max and UE4
Learn the overview of building geometry for your level in 3ds Max
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Requirements
  • 3ds Max
  • Unreal 4
Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction to the Series and Building the Geometry
10 Lectures 01:36:32


Understanding Units
02:30

Modeling the Base and Supports
19:19

Modeling the Platform and Vents
09:50

Modeling the Lights
12:24

Modeling the Cables and Cameras
17:10


Texturing the Platform
13:26

Creating Additional Textures
10:17
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Working with Materials and Building the Level
9 Lectures 01:16:25

Export Preparation
05:51

UE4 Setup
08:05

Building our Level
11:19

Introduction to Materials
11:20

Building the Materials
12:33

Material Functions
12:12

Lighting the Level
14:20

Bonus Lecture: Further Learning with 3dmotive
00:21
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